Film Events

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Fri, 07/31/2015 - 6:45pm
Alicia Ashman Library

When Hotaru Ichijo transfers from a school in bustling Tokyo to a tiny school in a quiet countryside village, she should be experiencing major culture shock. After all, there are only three other girls in the school, and none of them are even in the same grade as her. But adjusting isn't too hard for Hotaru thanks to first grader Renge and the Koshigaya sisters, Natsumi and Komari, who are in the seventh and eighth grade respectively.
Even though it takes 20 minutes by bicycle to...

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 6:30pm
Central Library, Meeting Room 302

An oddball journalist and his psychopathic lawyer travel to Las Vegas for a series of psychedelic escapades,based on the classic work by Hunter S Thompson.

Fri, 08/07/2015 - 6:30pm
Pinney Library

"The performances are outstanding. Isaac's in particular has an electrifying star quality, cruelly sneering yet somehow delightful, insinuating and intellectually credible. The ending, when it arrives, is primordially satisfying, spotlighting images whose caveman savagery is emotionally overwhelming yet earned by the story. This is a classic film."

-Matt Zoller Seitz

The Skeleton Twins
Fri, 08/07/2015 - 6:45pm
Alicia Ashman Library

Comedy-Drama / USA / 2014 / 93 min.
Craig Johnson's drama The Skeleton Twins stars Saturday Night Live alumni Bill Hader and Kristen Wiig as suicidal siblings Milo and Maggie. After Milo cuts his wrists, Maggie moves him into her home in New York where she lives with her husband (Luke Wilson). Both brother and sister are dealing with severe emotional issues stemming from their own father's suicide, as well as their absent mother. While back in his hometown, Milo reconnects with...

Tue, 08/11/2015 - 6:30pm
Pinney Library

The Dark Knight of Gotham City begins his war on crime with his first major enemy being the clownishly homicidal Joker. (via IMDb)

Lights refreshments will be provided by the Friends of Pinney Library.
There is room for 50 guests and seating will be on a first come first serve basis. Doors to the film open at 6pm.

BATMAN is rated PG-13 by the MPAA.

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Fri, 08/14/2015 - 6:45pm
Alicia Ashman Library

Mutta's life has hit rock bottom. He's been fired, blackballed from his profession, and even had to move back in with his parents. Meanwhile, the career of Mutta's brother, Hibito, has taken off like a rocket as he trains for the job Mutta once dreamed of: becoming an astronaut. But is it ever too late to go after your dreams? Through a little coercing and a bit of covert activity, Mutta's family and friends can get his resume on the right desk, but from that point on it'll be up to...

Thu, 08/20/2015 - 6:30pm
Central Library, Meeting Room 302

This 1968 science fiction flick is about a giant asteroid that is heading toward Earth and the astronauts that disembark from a nearby space station to blow it up. The mission is successful, and they return to the station unknowingly bringing back a gooey green substance that mutates into one-eyed tentacled monsters that feed off electricity.

Black Sea
Fri, 08/21/2015 - 6:45pm
Alicia Ashman Library

Suspense / UK / 2014 / 115 min.

Two-time Academy Award nominee Jude Law captains the cast of Black Sea, the suspenseful adventure thriller directed by Academy Award winner Kevin Macdonald (One Day in September, The Last King of Scotland).

Black Sea centers on a rogue submarine captain (Jude Law) who, after being laid off from a salvage company, pulls together a misfit crew to go after a sunken treasure rumored to be lost in the depths of the Black Sea. As greed...

Sat, 08/22/2015 - 2:00pm
Meadowridge Library

In partnership with the Wisconsin Film Festival, the library is pleased to present a screening of the acclaimed film FOOD PATRIOTS followed by a Q&A with Robert Pierce. This film played to sold-out audiences at the 2014 Wisconsin Film Festival. It is being presented at Meadowridge Library free of charge. Run time is 72 minutes.

Robert Pierce was born and raised on Madison's South side. As the owner of Half the 40 Acres, he has been growing and selling produce for over 20...

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 6:45pm
Alicia Ashman Library

From the studio that brought you Eden of the East, FLCL and Ghost in the Shell comes an exhilarating blend of Japanese folklore and storybook charm reminiscent of Alice in Wonderland. This award-winning feature film is sure to amaze animation fans of all ages.

16-year-old Haruka is on a mission to find her mirror — a precious childhood gift from her late mother that has disappeared. On her search, she follows a strange foxlike creature to Oblivion Island, a mystical world...